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Dorothy Parker

Dorothy Parker (August 22, 1893 – June 7, 1967) was an American poet, short story writer, critic and satirist, best known for her wit, wisecracks, and eye for 20th century urban foibles.

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Marion Meade - Works
... Woodhull (1976) Eleanor of Aquitaine (1977) Madame Blavatsky The Woman Behind the Myth (1980) Dorothy Parker What Fresh Hell Is This? (1988) Buster ... Fitzpatrick (foreword) (2005) The Portable Dorothy Parker (editor, foreword) (2006) The Ladies of the Corridor by Dorothy Parker and Arnaud D’Usseau (editor, foreword) (2008 ...
Robert E. Sherwood - Biography - Career
... He was close friends with Dorothy Parker and Robert Benchley, who were on the staff of Vanity Fair with Sherwood when the Round Table began meeting in 1919 ... Dorothy Parker, who was five-feet four-inches, once commented that when she, Sherwood, and Robert Benchley (who was six feet tall) would walk down the street together ... Sherwood's close friends Robert Benchley and Dorothy Parker also worked with Alfred Hitchcock ...
1955 In Film - Notable Films Released in 1955
... Richard Jaeckel Artists and Models, starring Dean Martin, Jerry Lewis, Dorothy Malone, Shirley MacLaine B Bad Day at Black Rock, directed by John Sturges, starring Spencer Tracy, Robert Ryan, Ernest ... Britain) Davy Crockett, King of the Wild Frontier, starring Fess Parker and Buddy Ebsen Death of a Cyclist (Muerte de un ciclista), directed by Juan Antonio Bardem - (Spain ... Robinson and Jayne Mansfield Interrupted Melody, starring Eleanor Parker and Glenn Ford It Came from Beneath the Sea, starring Kenneth Tobey and Faith ...
W. Somerset Maugham Bibliography - Compiled, Edited and Introduced By Maugham (4)
... in Life by Ruth Suckow - The Desert Islander by Stella Benson - Big Blonde by Dorothy Parker - Orphant Annie by Thyra Samter Winglow - Nuns at Luncheon by Aldous Huxley - The Rich Boy by F ... Lady Seen from the Train by Frances Cornford - Unfortunate Coincidence by Dorothy Parker - Godspeed by Dorothy Parker - Social Note by Dorothy Parker ...
Dorothy Parker - Pastiches, Fictional Portrayals and In Popular Culture
... Parker was the inspiration for a number of fictional characters in several plays of her day ... of her in Merrily We Roll Along led Parker, once his Round Table compatriot, to despise him ... Parker and the Vicious Circle (1994) ...

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    Dorothy Parker (1893–1967)

    I do wish that as long as they are translating the thing, they would go right on ahead, while they’re at it, and translate Fedor Vasilyevich Protosov and Georgei Dmitrievich Abreskov and Ivan Petrovich Alexandrov into Joe and Harry and Fred.
    —Dorothy Parker (1893–1967)